TITLE

"MAUREEN"

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, Maureen
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);1/8/2010, Vol. 5, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's comments on different issues related to the travel industry. She says that travel agents are still struggling to get clients through the door and book holidays. She says that festive season also did not help the industry. According to her, strikes at British Airways PLC and an attempted terror attack have affected the consumer psyche. She also comments on the collapse of airline Globespan Inc.
ACCESSION #
48015911

 

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